Service creators

Ficolo’s operations are based on face-to-face interaction. The founders and key personnel assume personal responsibility for each customer project.

Co-founders 
Seppo Ihalainen 
Managing Director
Vesa Lahti 
CTO, Technology & Service
Sauli Ihalainen 
Data Center and Infrastructure Manager 
Board of Directors
Timo Cavén, Chairman 
Timo Cavén has gained a vast experience in ICT – field as an entrepreneur, CEO for several companies and board member. Nowadays he works as an independent field consultant. Timo has previously hold CEO position in companies such as Cinia, Corenet, Anvia and Primasoft. He serves as board member in Omnitele.
Timo holds a Lis.Sc. Degree from the Tampere University of Technology.
Kim Gunnelius, Board Member

Kim Gunnelius has more than 15 years of experience in the telecommunications and software industries. Kim's areas of expertise are communications service convergence and SDN. He currently holds the position of Director of Product Line Management at Creanord, a performance management and SLA reporting provider. His previous career includes marketing and product management positions at Tellabs (Telecommunications), Noval Networks (ICT monitoring and consulting) Seven Networks (Mobile PIM).
Kim holds an M. Sc. in Management Science from Åbo Akademi University and conducts business in six languages.
Martti Kytöluhta, Board Member 

Martti Kytöluhta’s experise lies in industrial financing. Martti’s career includes Bank Manager at Merita, Regional Director at Finnvera (Finnish state investment company). Martti has served on a number of boards, including Chairman at Ice Hockey team Porin Ässät and currently serves as Chairman at Korroosiotyö Korkal, and member at Pirkanmaan Lehtipaino, Sata-Pirkan Painotalo, Kojair Tech and Kehitysyhtiö Tulevaisuus. Martti also acts as board advisor at Chemigate.
Jarkko Laaksonen , Board Member 

Jarkko Laaksonen has more than 20 years of experience in industrial automation. Jarkko is President and CEO of CS Control Software, providing control systems for power generation, infrastructure, marine and mining industries. Jarkko has expertise in the fields of Data Center power automation and backup.
Previously Jarkko has held positions focusing on business development and international expansion at HL-Engineering, CLS-Engineering and Oy E.Sarlin Ab. Jarkko is Chairman at FC Espoo and holds several board memberships.
Kari Ollila, Board Member 

Kari Ollila is a board professional and angel investor with a background in robotics. Kari served as CEO of Cimcorp for over 20 years. Cimcorp was later acquired by Murata Machinery.
Kari serves on a number of boards, including Finda, the biggest shareholder of Finland’s third largest operator, as well as Nakkila Works and Nakkila Boilers. Kari holds a M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Helsinki University of Technology.